First female Viper demo team pilot relieved of command after two weeks

The first female commander of the F-16 Viper Demonstration Team was relieved of command on Monday, exactly two weeks after she was handed the responsibility.

By | February 12th, 2019|Air Force / Air Power, Leadership and Managing|0 Comments

Airman, wife involved in crash that kills German teen near Ramstein AFB

COURTESY WEILERBACH FIRE DEPARTMENT A rookie Airman who only recently found himself assigned to Ramstein Air Base in Germany is now responsible for the death of a German teenager. The Kaiserslautern Police say that the 17-year-old was operating a 3-wheeled Piaggio when he collided with the 20-year-old Airman’s Chevrolet after the latter passed [...]

By | February 8th, 2019|Air Force / Air Power|0 Comments

Air Force father & son’s first and last deployment

Photo By Senior Airman Mya Crosby | Oftentimes in the Air Force, the phrase, “It’s a small Air Force,” is said due to the chances people have of running into one another again throughout their careers. This duo’s chances were smaller than usual, but it happened anyway. From father and son, to Senior [...]

By | February 8th, 2019|Air Force / Air Power|0 Comments

Officials find another USAF base with contaminated water

Holloman Air Force Base near Alomogordo, New Mexico. Photo: USAF. Officials in New Mexico claim that Holloman Air Force Base has violated its state permit after toxic chemicals were found in groundwater. The New Mexico Environment Department reported that they issued a "notice of violation" to Holloman Air Force Base near Alamogordo, New [...]

By | February 7th, 2019|Air Force / Air Power|0 Comments

Air Force ends promotion testing for E-7 and above

Janice Roberts hugs her son, Master Sgt. Stephen Roberts, after his promotion ceremony at Robins Air Force Base, Ga., May 4, 2018. Roberts is a 339th Flight Test Squadron NCO in charge of aircrew flight equipment quality assurance. (U.S. Air Force photo by Jamal D. Sutter) ARLINGTON, Va. (AFNS) -- The Air Force [...]

By | February 5th, 2019|Air Force / Air Power, Leadership and Managing|0 Comments

Reward offered for info about who shot at security forces after sneaking on base

A reward of $1,000 dollars is being offered for anyone who provides in the arrest of an individual who illegally entered Alabama’s Maxwell Air Force Base, which resulted in a lockdown at the installation. Crimestoppers is offering the reward after the incident, which involved the 42nd Security Forces Squadron having to respond to the on-base [...]

By | January 28th, 2019|Air Force / Air Power|0 Comments

USAF vet transfers millions raised through the “Wall” GoFundMe to a new initiative

Brian Kolfage Triple-amputee and retired Senior Airman Brian Kolfage has shifted the goalposts for his well-known GoFundMe campaign to help the US Government build the wall between the US and Mexico, now focusing on a non-profit organization arrangement to get the barrier built. Kolfage, who served as a Security Forces Airman and lost [...]

By | January 22nd, 2019|Air Force / Air Power, Featured|0 Comments